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Framework for High-Quality English Language Proficiency Standards and Assessments: Brief

Produced by Assessment and Accountability Comprehensive Center

Description

This brief is an introduction to the Framework for High-Quality English Language Proficiency Standards and Assessments prepared by the Assessment and Accountability Comprehensive Center (AACC) at WestEd. The Framework for High-Quality English Language Proficiency Standards and Assessments is designed to be a resource to state departments of education, state policymakers, test developers, technical assistance providers, and the research community. It provides criteria for developing, implementing, and evaluating high-quality English language proficiency standards and assessments that support English learners’ attainment of English language proficiency and achievement of academic content.

This brief presents the intended purpose, uses, and organization of the Framework, as well as key background information and assumptions.

In addition to this brief, the full Framework for High-Quality English Language Proficiency Standards and Assessments, and the Framework for High-Quality English Language Proficiency Standards and Assessments: Overview of Criteria is available.

For additional assessment and standards materials, please visit the Assessment and Accountability Comprehensive Center.

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Product Information

Copyright: 2009
Format: PDF
Pages: 8
Publisher: WestEd

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